"Bysondere Kaart Vande Vier Groote Monarchien, van Assyrien, Persie, Griekenland, en die der Romeinen", Mortier, Pierre
Subject: Roman Empire
Period: 1700 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
28 x 11.3 inches
71.1 x 28.7 cm
This uncommon chart of the Roman Empire covers all the Mediterranean and extends into Asia as far as the Indus River. It illustrates the region as described in Flavius Josephus’ history of the Jewish War from AD 66-73. The map is decorated with a military-themed title cartouche. On two joined sheets, as issued.
Issued folding and now pressed. Small stain at upper left and an old paper repair of a short binding tear at lower left.